Category : Out East

The Secret to Aging Well? Five Minutes

Story by Liza Long, Photos by Dustin Bigovich Can five minutes change your life? I asked myself that question as I waited in a Genesis Longevity Center examination room one Wednesday afternoon. I was about to undergo a MonaLisa Touch…

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Story by Veronica Lemaster, Photos by Amanda Antilla After sixteen years of working as a barista, Jeannie Jackson sold everything she owned to buy an old Moxie Java and turn it into a coffee shop of her own. Off Parkcenter…

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From Garbage to Greetings

by Jillian Moroney Threds of tea bag wrappers, old stamps, beer labels, and plane tickets sit in baskets around watercolor washes in the colorful and glittery studio of Boise-based Chique Lixo (Portuguese for chic garbage.) Heidi Marotz, owner and artist…

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Service Before Self

A Homecoming for Idaho Heroes by Brittany Sailors, photos by Tiffany Howard Have you ever been at the Boise Airport and glanced across the runway? If so, you’ve likely seen the A-10 Thunderbolt, more affectionately known as the “warthog,” a…

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Hastings – The end of an Era

Video rental stores and record shops have been a monthly if not weekly part of my life since I was a kid. I remember going to rent movies with my parents when I was a kid. When I was 17…

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Tastes Like Summer

by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud In one of those delightful moments of serendipity that punctuate our otherwise mundane lives, I first heard about Ben’s Crow Inn, an East Boise fixture for more than 70 years, from some Washington…

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Beyond Summer School

The Best Time to Improve Your Grades is When School is Not in Session by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud While most students can’t wait for the final bell that signals the start of summer vacation, many parents worry about how…

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Grand Opening of The BLVD

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Hike, bike, walk or run to the grand opening of The BLVD. at Harris Ranch, a new townhome community close to nature.  On Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 12-5pm, enjoy custom brewed “The BLVD” beer, music, and…

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Hiking Through History

by Liza Long You’ve probably seen the rust-colored obelisks marking the Oregon Trail, a thoroughfare to the West for more than 500,000 travelers from 1841 through the 1880s. Scattered throughout Boise, these monuments provide a glimpse of the past, too…

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Snow Days

For winter fun, look just up the road to Sun Valley by Greenbelt Magazine Staff If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or a fun midweek break, turn east to Sun Valley, just two hours from Boise. We asked Sun…

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